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double j says: 6 years ago Thanks for the help. June 19, 2010 internet fax Hi, Hey it’s good to install HP on Vista! Here's my situation: I have a Vista Home Premium acting as a server that I connect to from XP laptop from OUTSIDE of my home. Everything worked superbly including the Windows Printer Test Page. this content

I have a different problem. Thanks. Thank you for your useful website article about printer sharing. After finishing, a file named “netsetup.exe” will be created and saved in your memory stick.

My friend found your page here and it works!! However, if I try to add a printer from the laptop running Vista Home Premium, I search for a network printer, and can see it perfectly, but I try to add I'm trying to remotely print to it from my new HP Win 7 laptop and it fails. it worked linking my XP printers to Windows 7×64 laptop.

  1. Did your steps and was working in minutes.
  2. Install the printer locally and capture the printer the way Allen suggests.
  3. wesley_ says: 5 years ago I did all your steps for the win7 wirless laptop to xp usb printing but got the "windows can't find the drivers".
  4. The Vista machines have always been able to access the XP home machines even when the vista drivers were not available.
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  6. Open “Network and sharing center” 13.

Right click on the Local Area Connection or the connection you are using.4. I've followed advice from three websites and two users from Yahoo Answers, and none of them worked. HP claims the printer is not a network device (i.e. Eduard says: 7 years ago THANKS!

I still can't use the printer even when the printer name is shown in the network menu on Vista …but it says it cannot connect to the printer??? Click the Enable NetBIOS Over TCP/IP button. 8. Recently we wanted to print something from an old computer running Windows 2000 (yes, we have all kinds of dinosaurs in our office zoo) to a printer connected to a laptop A few points to help anyone who still cannot connect: 1.

mahesh says: 6 years ago hi recently i have buyed a printer hplaserjet m1522nf and i connected it to my local xp(32bit) machine then i have tried it on sharing on Thanks a lot! Please help. Would you know the reason why?Thanks Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks.

Unplug your USB cable from the back of the Windows XP PC and plug the USB cable directly into your Windows Vista PC. 2. You can do this by going to Control Panel and clicking on Network and Internet. Is that correct? Your steps worked.

However, a week later when I went to print from my laptop using Windows 7, it showed the printer offline and it would not allow me to just "connect." I tried http://bovbjerg.net/vista-cannot/vista-cannot-see-other-computers.php Organize your photo library with the Rename tool of AB Commander Windows does not offer the NTFS format option? My printer is wireless. Next click on Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer.

It always comes up with: Windows cannot connect to the printer. Because Win& does not find the printer, I also cannot follow your advice: Next select “Connect to this printer…” and type in the path for the printer connected to the Windows Malchoir says: 6 years ago Awesome! http://bovbjerg.net/vista-cannot/vista-cannot-see-xp.php For space reasons, I wanted to keep the Brother 1440 printer on my XP machine and share it to the W7 laptop.

Edgar Gomez says: 5 years ago I have read the intruction and I will try all my best to follow it. GGAG says: 5 years ago Thank you. Both PCs are in the same workgroup.

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I had been trying for quite some time to get my laptop with Vista to print to a network printer that is served by an XP machine. Choose the option to proceed with installation without connecting the printer.3. patmccarthy68 says: 6 years ago Wow, thanks so much. Canon MP630 printer LindaT says: 6 years ago My new laptop was unable to connect to the printer on my XP desktop although I could see the printer I wanted to

dicnan says: 6 years ago I followed your instructions. Richard nextepdan says: 6 years ago Wow and thank you. Windows 7 will search for the printer on your network and once its been found click Next. check my blog Our new K-M printer/copier will not be installed until next month.

Thank you for your help. Right click on the Local Area Connection or the connection you are using. 4. I run the troubleshooter and it cannot solve the problem. I have an Epson printer and followed the general information on the driver install on the Vista machine and plugging in the printer to the Vista laptop to complete the driver

ethernet - I knew that hello) but being as it is over a year old they will charge me $35 to check the connections (already done by local PC tech group).Mike Here select the option with “Turn on file and printer sharing”, then click “next” 11. I tried this method and it worked from INSIDE of my network but outside of it, the Vista machine won't see the XP laptop on the network, or the printer.Please help!! Claudia says: 6 years ago This was extremely helpful.

Abe says: 5 years ago I have a Dell AIO 942 connected to my XP machine. Many thanks for your research & presentation. Someone please help me.